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Marne

(märn), department (1990 pop. 559,600), NE France, in ChampagneChampagne
, historic region and former province, NE France, consisting mainly of Aube, Marne, Haute-Marne, and Ardennes depts., which formed the modern administrative region of Champagne-Ardenne from 1972–2016, when it was merged, with Alsace and Lorraine, into the region
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. Châlons-en-ChampagneChâlons-en-Champagne
, formerly Châlons-sur-Marne
, city (1990 pop. 51,533), capital of Marne dept., NE France, in Champagne, on the Marne River. It is a commercial and industrial center.
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Marne,

river, c.325 mi (520 km) long, rising in the Langres plateau, NE France, and flowing in an arc generally NW to the Seine River near Paris. It passes through Chaumont and Châlons-en-Champagne. The Marne-Rhine Canal and the Marne-Saône Canal also connect with the Aisne, Meuse, Moselle, and Saar rivers. During World War I and World War II, the Marne region was the scene of much fighting, with especially heavy losses among the British forces.

Marne

 

a department in northeastern France in Champagne. Area, 8,200 sq km; population, 528,000 (1973). Its prefecture is Chalons-sur-Marne. The department is an important agricultural region, with vineyards (on the southeastern slopes of the limestone Ile-de-France cuesta) and large plantings of grains. Champagnes are made in Marne. The prefecture has machine-building, textile, and glass-packaging industries.


Marne

 

a river in northern France; a right tributary of the Seine. Length, 525 km; basin area, 12,700 sq km. Its source is in the Langres Plateau. The Marne River flows through the Paris Basin, and empties into the Seine near Paris. It is fed primarily by rain. There is flooding in the winter and low water in the summer. The water level fluctuates as much as 4-5 m. The mean flow rate at the mouth is more than 100 cu m per sec. The Marne is navigable to Epernay and is linked by canals with the Meuse, Rhine, and Saone basins. The cities of Chaumont, Chalons-sur-Marne, and Epernay are on the river. Early during World War I, the first battle of the Marne was fought on the river.

Marne

1. a department of NE France, in Champagne-Ardenne region. Capital: Ch?lons-sur-Marne. Pop.: 563 027 (2003 est.). Area: 8205 sq. km (3200 sq. miles)
2. a river in NE France, rising on the plateau of Langres and flowing north, then west to the River Seine, north of Paris: linked by canal with the Rivers Sa?ne, Rhine, and Aisne; scene of two unsuccessful German offensives (1914, 1918) during World War I. Length: 525 km (326 miles)
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